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Danforth Center Study Lays Foundation of Multi-Environment Quantitative Studies

In a paper published today in PLOS Genetics researchers conducted a high-throughput phenotyping experiment to map genes that regulate plant height in the model bioenergy grass Setaria.
10-Jul-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Edison Agrosciences Licenses Technology From the Danforth Center


Edison Agrosciences has licensed technology from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to enhance its ability to identify high-value gene candidates to improve natural rubber content in crops.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Scientists Discover Gene that Influences Grain Yield


Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have discovered a gene that influences grain yield in grasses related to food crops.
18-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Scientist Receives Awards From American Society of Plant Biologists


ASPB named Blake Meyers, Ph.D. as the recipient of the Charles Albert Shull Award for outstanding contributions in the field of plant biology.
12-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World


It is of interest, not only because it is a staple crop in Sub-Saharan Africa, but because grain sorghum yields have been flat or declining due to the lack of sufficient investment in the development of new improved varieties. Sorghum is very...
20-Jan-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

International Collaboration Receives Grant to Advance Improvements in Cassava Harvests and Nutrition for Smallholder Families in Sub-Saharan Africa


Scientists under VIRCA Plus are developing improved cassava varieties to enhance the livelihoods and health status of African farm families.
14-Dec-2016 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Danforth Plant Science Center Develops Versatile Field Phenotyping to Benefit Farmers


The PheNode is a ‘smart’, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops.
1-Nov-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of Carbon Storage Signaling Mechanism in Algae Offers New Potential for Sustainable Biofuel Production


Algae with altered intracellular signaling have increased oil yields
19-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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